For the first time since 2010 and the 10th time in school history, the ETSU men’s basketball team has punched their ticket to the NCAA Tournament. ETSU avenged two early season losses to UNC Greensboro with a 79-74 victory. ETSU senior T.J. Cromer won the tournament MVP award and scored a team-high 23 points in the victory. A.J. Merriweather added 13 points, while Hanner Mosquera-Perea and Tevin Glass added 12 apiece.
ETSU is returning to the NCAA Tournament for the 10th time in school history and the first time since 2010 after their 79-74 victory over UNC Greensboro on Monday night in Asheville.
Photos by Collin Brooks
ETSU coach Steve Forbes led the Bucs to a Southern Conference Championship in his second season.
Devontavius Payne helped the Bucs score a SoCon Championship with his sharpshooting.
ETSU senior Hanner Mosquera-Perea goes up for a dunk during the contest.
ETSU assistant coach Jason Shay spoke to his players after the contest.
ETSU junior David Burrell provides a spark for the Bucs off the bench.
ETSU’s Dillon Reppart celebrates after the Bucs victory.
Senior Ike Banks and A.J. Merriweather were full of emotion after the Bucs victory. It is the first time the seniors will go to the NCAA Tournament.
ETSU senior T.J. Cromer was awarded the Tournament MVP after his 23-point performance in the championship contest. He had 41 points the night before against Samford. Photos by Collin Brooks.
ETSU’s Desonta Bradford celebrates after the final buzzer.
ETSU President Brian Noland took time to cut himself a piece of the net after the Bucs victory.